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1. Dimitra explains what it's like to be a ''bee mama''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/dimitra-explains-what-it-s-like-to-be-a-bee-mama

Dimitra Zakynthinos is a resident of central Athens and has a very particular approach to issues concerning the environment and our transition to the green era. ...

2. Big news! New EU data rules give you more control

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/big-news-new-eu-data-rules-give-you-more-control

In a significant development, the European Union's Data Act officially came into force today, ushering in a new era for data access and privacy in the EU market. ...

3. Greece rolls out 'climate resilience levy' to fund post-disaster reconstruction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-rolls-out-climate-resilience-levy-to-fund-post-disaster-reconstruction

In an effort to finance reconstruction projects following severe forest fires and floods, the Greek government has introduced a new accommodation tax, referred to as the 'climate resilience levy.'...

4. Aging channel in Oroklini raises alarming flood risks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aging-channel-in-oroklini-raises-alarming-flood-risks

In Oroklini, an aging earthen channel crucial for rainwater management is on the verge of closure, posing a flood risk for Cyprus's largest community....

5. Hellenic Train's revenue plummets after floods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hellenic-train-s-revenue-plummets-after-floods

Italian-owned railway operator Hellenic Train will reportedly seek to renegotiate its contract with the Greek state, sources have indicated, as the company faces massive revenue losses stemming from September’s floods in central Greece....

6. NYC drowns under state of emergency from flooding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nyc-drowns-under-state-of-emergency-from-flooding

New York City began drying out Saturday after being soaked by one of its wettest days in decades, as city dwellers dried out basements and traffic resumed on highways, railways and airports that were temporarily shuttered by Friday’s severe rainfall....

7. Sheep's surprise attack on medicinal cannabis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sheep-s-surprise-attack-on-medicinal-cannabis

A herd of sheep descended upon a partially flooded greenhouse in the vicinity of Almyros, Magnesia, Greece, with a peculiar appetite for medicinal cannabis. ...

8. Death toll in Libya floods at 11,300 as more bodies wash ashore

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-toll-in-libya-floods-at-11-300-as-more-bodies-wash-ashore

International rescue teams in Libya are calling for more help to retrieve the bodies of victims killed in devastating floods that swept through the eastern city of Derna, killing thousands....

9. The Mediterranean's wake-up call

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-mediterranean-s-wake-up-call

The devastating aftermath of the natural disaster in the Thessalian Plain leaves no one untouched. We cannot afford complacency in the face of such a biblical catastrophe, merely observing from the safety of our couches....

10. Over 200,000 dead animals reported in Thessaly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-200-000-dead-animals-reported-in-thessaly

More than 200,000 dead animals have been declared to the Hellenic Agricultural Insurance Organization (ELGA) in Thessaly, central Greece, according to Minister of Rural Development and Food Lefteris Avgenakis....

11. Unprecedented disasters prompt urgent calls for risk assessment review

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unprecedented-disasters-prompt-urgent-calls-for-risk-assessment-review

Unfortunately, this year has been a game changer in terms of risk prediction as the scale and impact of recent disasters has been unprecedented, Dr. George Boustras, ...

12. Floods unleash 70 crocodiles in China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/floods-unleash-70-crocodiles-in-china

A Chinese city has launched an operation to find a large number of crocodiles that escaped when floods hit the region in recent days, authorities have said....

13. Over 10,000 reported dead in Libya floods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-10-000-reported-dead-in-libya-floods

Libya’s eastern city of Derna has buried 700 people killed in devastating flooding and 10,000 were reported missing as rescuers teams struggled to retrieve many more bodies from the horrific deluge, officials said Tuesday....

14. Major highway still underwater as storm Daniel submerges vita route

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/major-highway-still-underwater-as-storm-daniel-submerges-vita-route

The damage wreaked to the national highway and the railway in Central Greece from the passage of storm Daniel last week is extensive and will continue to seriously affect travel between the Greek capital in the south and the northern port city of Thessaloniki, authorities have said....

15. Cyclone's fury claims 31 lives in Brazil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyclone-s-fury-claims-31-lives-in-brazil

Flooding from a cyclone in southern Brazil washed away houses, trapped motorists in vehicles and swamped streets in several cities, killing at least 31 people and leaving 2,300 homeless, authorities said Wednesday....

16. Greece grapples with deadly floods amidst storm 'Daniel' (Video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-grapples-with-deadly-floods-amidst-storm-daniel

Central Greece faces a dire situation as heavy rains from Storm Daniel have led to severe flooding in multiple areas. According to a report by Greek Reporter, the village of Palamas has been transformed into a massive lake,...

17. Volos hit by floods, after 10-hour storms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/volos-hit-by-floods-after-10-hour-storms

One man was found dead and hundreds of houses and roads were flooded in the port city of Volos, in central Greece, on Tuesday morning, following 10 hours of thunderstorms in the wider region which are expected to persist for another 24 hours. ...

18. Record-breaking EU wildfire threatens Greek Alexandroupoli

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/record-breaking-eu-wildfire-threatens-greek-alexandroupoli

Firefighters battled high winds and hot, dry weather on Thursday to put out three wildfires raging across Greece, including one in the Alexandroupoli region in the northeast that officials believe is the largest ever recorded in the European Union....

19. Chinese capital hit by deadly floods: 20 dead, 27 missing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-capital-hit-by-deadly-floods-20-dead-27-missing

Torrential rain in areas around China's capital, Beijing, killed at least 20 people and left 27 missing, the government reported Tuesday, as flooding destroyed roads, uprooted trees, and knocked out power. ...

20. International aid rushed to support Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-aid-rushed-to-support-greece

Wildfires burned for a third day west of the Greek capital Athens on Wednesday, destroying forests and homes and spurring evacuations, as authorities braced for a new heatwave that was likely to further stoke tinderbox conditions across the country....

21. Flash flood emergency hits New York

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flash-flood-emergency-hits-new-york

Local television outlets reported almost one foot of rain fell in the area north of New York City, causing a flash flood emergency. ...

22. Climate change threatens tourism as tourism impacts climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-two-ways-about-it-climate-change-threatens-tourism-as-tourism-impacts-climate-change

Coastal erosion, rising sea levels, increased temperatures, sea disturbances, and storms, as well as the reduction of freshwater supply, are some of the consequences of climate change....

23. Energizing surprise: Abundance of energy sends prices plummeting in Finland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/energizing-surprise-abundance-of-energy-sends-prices-plummeting-in-finland

Finland was dealing with an unusual problem on Wednesday: clean electricity that was so abundant it sent energy prices into the negative....

24. Heavy rains ravage parts of Cyprus (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heavy-rains-ravage-parts-of-cyprus-video

Heavy rains are being experienced in many parts of Cyprus as winter refuses to loosen its grip, while in Deftera, hail storms were observed. ...

25. The red warning from the beaches of Protaras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-red-warning-from-the-beaches-of-protaras

First and foremost, let me state that I am not an environmental expert. As an active citizen, I am recording my concerns about the changes brought about by climate change...

26. Surfer daredevils spread laughter in flooded Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surfer-daredevils-spread-laughter-in-flooded-cyprus

Cyprus’ water enthusiasts, whose street surfing videos during last weekend’s flood went viral, say they are professionals and only had some fun after torrential rain that forecasters got wrong...

27. Cyprus reminiscent of Venice over the weekend (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reminiscent-of-venice-over-the-weekend-video

The weekend scene in various parts of Cyprus, particularly in the provinces of Larnaca and Famagusta, was reminiscent of Venice....

28. The properties 'threatened' by the Pedieos River

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-properties-threatened-by-the-pedieos-river

There have been numerous occasions in recent years when the Pedieos River's overflow has resulted in serious issues. ...

29. The effects of Global warming on banks and insurance companies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-effects-of-global-warming-on-banks-and-insurance-companies

One of the last print editions of the Economist had the title ‘Say goodbye to 1.5° C’ which refers to the goal of limiting the increase in the average temperature of the planet to 1.5 degrees Celsius...

30. Civil protection's role in disaster management at the Nicosia Risk Forum 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/civil-protection-s-role-in-disaster-management-at-the-nicosia-risk-forum-2022

The role of civil protection and international solidarity in disaster management as a result of climate change is being discussed at the two-day Nicosia Risk Forum 2022 (#NRF2022) on Civil Protection, which began today in Larnaca and is organized by the CERIDES Foundation of the European University Cyprus....

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